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August 9, 2010 August 11, 2010

Filed under: Daily Post,Drawings — lindahalcombfineart @ 5:28 pm
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The doodling continues…I really feel the need to play and not do anything serious. Just being lazy in this extreme summer heat. I pulled out a magazine and sketched this with my colored pencils. I was fascinated by the Christmas tree like shapes of the floating ice.

Ice Flow

Later I sat thinking about how I could abstract this and I thought of the minimalist work done by Donald Judd, which I really enjoy. I came up with this simple little guy…

Icr Flow Abstract

I always feel guilty and lazy goofing around like this but I hope this is the break that refreshes! I just finished reading a little book called The Blank Canvas: Calling the Muse and again, as many times before, I heard that the key is to keep putting pencil to paper, paint to brush…JUST DO IT! So I am…


4 Responses to “August 9, 2010”

  1. Thank you for your kind words. Unfortunately, rapid recovery is not an option with this kind of break. Your laid up for 12 weeks, period! But, it is wonderful to not feel too guilty about putting paint to brush. I will be puttin gmore of my work up as i go.
    I like your pencil work. Very nice.

  2. CarolKing Says:

    Good for you! You have inpsired me to just go and do with my paints, pencils and brushes. Lovely christmas tree ice bergs. 🙂

  3. Cool doodles! Really freezing cool doodles! Isn’t it great to do the art you enjoy, and not what is forced upon you. Have fun!

  4. theboneyking Says:

    Thank you very much for your kind words, they really made my day.

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